Derbyshire Archaeological Society
The Derbyshire Archaeological Society was founded in 1878 to encourage interest in the County’s history and archaeology.


Hinckley Past and Present
The website has a collection of 500 pages of local history, showing important buildings and people from the area. It also features an extensive timeline with links to further information

Leicester Civic Society
The society campaigns for higher standards of planning, architecture and regeneration in Leicester as well as the preservation, restoration and re-use of historic buildings.

Leicestershire Archaeological and Historical Society
The Society was founded in 1855 and over the years has changed its name slightly, but its aims have virtually remained the same; ‘to promote the study of history, archaeology, antiquities and architecture of the county’. Membership stands at around 400 and in addition some 100 institutions receive our annual publication around the world.

Leicestershire Fieldworkers
Leicestershire Fieldworkers (formerly Leicestershire Museums Archaeological Fieldwork Group) through its local Groups since 1976 has undertaken an programme of archaeological fieldwork throughout Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. The Fieldworkers help to set up and support local groups who wish to fieldwalk or undertake projects to investigate their local area.


Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology
SLHA promotes an interest in all aspects of Lincolnshire’s heritage.


Northamptonshire Record Society
The Society exists to publish the records of the ancient county of Northamptonshire including the former Soke of Peterborough and to promote the study of the county’s history.


Nottinghamshire Local History Association
NLHA was formed in 1953 to bring together people and organisations interested in all aspects of local history in the county.

The Thoroton Society of Nottinghamshire
The county’s principal historical and archaeological society was established in 1897, and is named in honour of Dr Robert Thoroton who published the first history of Nottinghamshire in 1677. The Society’s aims are simple: to promote knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the history, archaeology and antiquities of Nottinghamshire, and to support local research and conservation.


Rutland Local History & Record Society
The Rutland Record Society, formed in 1979, combined in 1991 with the Rutland Local History Society, founded in the 1930s, to form the Rutland Local History & Record Society. In 1993, the Rutland Field Research Group for Archaeology & History, founded in 1971, also amalgamated with the Society.